Austin Toombs

Austin Toombs

Visiting Researcher

I am currently an Assistant Professor at Purdue University, in the Department of Computer Graphics Technology within the Purdue Polytechnic Institute. I manage the Community-Computer Interaction Lab (C-CIL) with my graduate and undergraduate students.

In Spring 2017 completed a postdoc (Research Associate) at Open Lab within Newcastle University.

2017

From Empathy to Care: A Feminist Care Ethics Perspective on Long-Term Researcher-Subject Relations

  1. Toombs A
  2. Gross S
  3. Bardzell S
  4. Bardzell J

2017Interacting with Computers

Making a critical playshop

  1. Toombs AL
  2. Ferri G
  3. Grimme S
  4. Gross S
  5. Stallings MD
  6. Bardzell J
  7. Bardzell S

2017Interactions

2015

Flow of Competency in UX Design Practice

  1. Gray CM
  2. Toombs A
  3. Gross S

2015CHI’15: 2015 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

The Proper Care and Feeding of Hackerspaces: Care Ethics and Cultures of Making <strong> </strong>

  1. Toombs A
  2. Bardzell S
  3. Bardzell J

2015CHI’15: 2015 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

2014

Becoming Makers: Hackerspace Member Habits, Values, and Identities

  1. Toombs A
  2. Bardzell S
  3. Bardzell J

2014Journal of Peer Production

"Now that's definitely a proper hack": Self-made Tools in Hackerspaces

  1. Bardzell J
  2. Bardzell S
  3. Toombs A

2014CHI '14: 2014 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

2013

A tribute to Mad Skill: Expert Amateur Visuality and World of Warcraft Machinima

  1. Pace T
  2. Toombs A
  3. Gross S
  4. Pattin T
  5. Bardzell J
  6. Bardzell S

2013CHI’13: Proceedings of the 2013 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

2011

The significant screwdriver: care, domestic masculinity, and interaction design

  1. Bardzell S
  2. Gross S
  3. Wain J
  4. Toombs A
  5. Bardzell J

2011Proceedings of the 25th BCS Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

2009

An experience report and analysis of Java technologies in undergraduate game programming courses

  1. Gestwicki P
  2. Haddad A
  3. Toombs A
  4. Sun F

2009Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges